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Randy Newman to Close Out Pittsburgh Symphony's SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY, 7/30Randy Newman to Close Out Pittsburgh Symphony's SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY, 7/30
July 03, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Performing in Pittsburgh for the first time since 1977, Randy Newman, whose music speaks to multiple generations, closes the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's Summer with the Symphony: Thur... (more...)


Alexander Gemignani, Elizabeth Stanley & More Set for Grant Park Music Festival's A SONDHEIM CELEBRATIONAlexander Gemignani, Elizabeth Stanley & More Set for Grant Park Music Festival's A SONDHEIM CELEBRATION
July 02, 2015

The 81st annual Grant Park Music Festival - the nation's only free, summer-long outdoor classical music series of its kind - continues into July with the theatrical A Sondheim Celebration, Friday and ... (more...)


CRITICS' CHOICE: Celebrate America's Independence at the TheaterCRITICS' CHOICE: Celebrate America's Independence at the Theater
by Jeffrey Ellis - July 02, 2015

Can you believe that it's already time to celebrate Independence Day – aka The Fourth of July – with the biggest-in-the-country fireworks display right here in Music City USA? We know how to celebrate... (more...)


Bramwell Tovey Leads Two LA Phil Concerts at the Hollywood Bowl, 7/14 & 16Bramwell Tovey Leads Two LA Phil Concerts at the Hollywood Bowl, 7/14 & 16
July 01, 2015

Audience favorite Bramwell Tovey makes his first of several visits to the Hollywood Bowl this season to lead the LA Phil in two classical concerts, Tuesday, July 14, and Thursday, July 16, at 8 pm. (more...)


Music Mountain to Welcome Avalon String Quartet & Swingtime Big Band, 7/25-26Music Mountain to Welcome Avalon String Quartet & Swingtime Big Band, 7/25-26
July 01, 2015

Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its 86th season with Swingtime Big Band on Saturday, July 25th (6:30pm) playing the best music of the Swing Era! Pl... (more...)


Jake Gyllenhaal, Ellen Greene and More Lead Encores! Off-Center's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Opening TonightJake Gyllenhaal, Ellen Greene and More Lead Encores! Off-Center's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Opening Tonight
July 01, 2015

Eddie Cooper and Joe Grifasi join Ellen Greene, Jake Gyllenhaal and Taran Killam in the Encores! Off-Center concert production of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, running for th... (more...)


STAR TREK THE ULTIMATE VOYAGE to Make West Coast Premiere at Broadway San JoseSTAR TREK THE ULTIMATE VOYAGE to Make West Coast Premiere at Broadway San Jose
June 30, 2015

CineConcerts, CBS Consumer Products and Paramount Pictures will launch Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage, a North American concert tour playing performing arts centers in more than 100 cities. The tour l... (more...)


The Kennedy Center to Host 10th Annual MFA Playwrights' Workshop This SummerThe Kennedy Center to Host 10th Annual MFA Playwrights' Workshop This Summer
June 30, 2015

The Kennedy Center, in association with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, the National New Play Network (NNPN)-the country's alliance of non-profit theaters that champions the deve... (more...)


Columbus Jazz Musicians to be Inducted Into Lincoln Theatre Walk of FameColumbus Jazz Musicians to be Inducted Into Lincoln Theatre Walk of Fame
June 29, 2015

Jazz organist Bobby Floyd, jazz saxophonist Carl Sally, and jazz vocalist Nancy Wilson will take their place on the Lincoln Theatre Walk of Fame in an induction ceremony on Saturday, July 25, at 7 pm.... (more...)


Dee Dee Bridgewater, Rachel Barton Pine & More Set for Music Institute of Chicago's 2015-16 Nichols Concert Hall SeasonDee Dee Bridgewater, Rachel Barton Pine & More Set for Music Institute of Chicago's 2015-16 Nichols Concert Hall Season
June 29, 2015

The Music Institute of Chicago announces the 2015-16 season of its Faculty and Guest Artist Series, showcasing women in jazz, illustrious alumni, and the 10th anniversary of its Academy for training g... (more...)


Orion Ensemble Sets 23rd SeasonOrion Ensemble Sets 23rd Season
June 29, 2015

The Orion Ensemble, winner of the prestigious Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, announces its 23rd season, Fantasies and Enchantments, welcoming guest artists and featurin... (more...)


Evening Star Productions to Present THE LAST FIVE YEARS, 7/17-8/2Evening Star Productions to Present THE LAST FIVE YEARS, 7/17-8/2
by Carol Kassie - June 25, 2015

Evening Star Productions will follow their sold out production of The Addams Family with The Last Five Years, Jason Robert Brown's look at love and marriage from an unusual and innovative 'his and her... (more...)


Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Full Cast, Creative Team Announced!Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Full Cast, Creative Team Announced!
June 24, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Old Globe's presentation of Kiss Me, Kate, the classic musical comedy featuring a book by Sam and Bella Spewack and an iconic score by C... (more...)


Honens International Piano Competition 2015 Semifinalists RevealedHonens International Piano Competition 2015 Semifinalists Revealed
June 24, 2015

Ten pianists have been chosen to advance to the Semifinals of Canada's Honens Piano Competition. The musicians (ages 22 to 30) come from six countries: Italy, Russia, South Korea, Ukraine, United King... (more...)


New York Youth Symphony Sets 53rd SeasonNew York Youth Symphony Sets 53rd Season
June 24, 2015

The New York Youth Symphony (NYYS), composed of orchestra, chamber, jazz, conducting, and composition programs-heads into the 2015/16 season having provided over 5,000 music students between ages 12 a... (more...)


Andrés Franco, Francesco Lecce-Chong to Join PSO as New Asst. ConductorsAndrés Franco, Francesco Lecce-Chong to Join PSO as New Asst. Conductors
June 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will welcome two new staff conductors at the start of the 2015-2016 season. Andrés Franco and Francesco Lecce-Chong both will join the symphony staff as ... (more...)


Broadway's N'Kenge Performs with Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra This WeekendBroadway's N'Kenge Performs with Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra This Weekend
June 19, 2015

This weekend, Indianapolis is in for a treat as Broadway's darling N'Kenge returns for two-nights only with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra for Disco Days and Boogie Nights: Music of the 70s.  N'N... (more...)


Houston Symphony to Present Symphony Nights Summer Series, TodayHouston Symphony to Present Symphony Nights Summer Series, Today
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HOUSTON (June 18, 2015) – The Houston Symphony ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights series will continue at 8:30 p.m. on June 20, featuring the Houston Symphony debuts of guest conductor Karina Canellaki... (more...)


Karina Canellakis & Charlie Albright Set for Houston Symphony 'Summer Nights' Series, 6/20Karina Canellakis & Charlie Albright Set for Houston Symphony 'Summer Nights' Series, 6/20
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Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana, Stephanie J. Block & More Set for 2015-16 TRUST Cabaret SeriesLaura Osnes, Santino Fontana, Stephanie J. Block & More Set for 2015-16 TRUST Cabaret Series
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New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Announces Composers of 2015 NJSO Edward T. Cone Composition InstituteNew Jersey Symphony Orchestra Announces Composers of 2015 NJSO Edward T. Cone Composition Institute
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